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Bioscience & Health Programs & Projects

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Biobanks and Bioresources
Last Updated Date: 07/13/2015

ISO/TC 276/WG 2 Biobanks and Bioresources will elaborate a package of International Standards in the Biobanking field including human, animal, … more

U.S. Tag for ISO/TC 276: Biotechnology
Last Updated Date: 07/13/2015

The primary goal of the US Technical Advisory Group (US TAG) to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 276 … more

Documentary Standards
Last Updated Date: 07/12/2015

BBD staff actively participate in and lead the development of Documentary Standards through standards developing organizations (SDOs). NIST … more

Terminology
Last Updated Date: 07/12/2015

Given the vast amount of existing international definitions that cover most, if not all, of the terms used in Biotechnology, the main work of … more

Bioprocessing
Last Updated Date: 07/12/2015

ISO/TC 276/WG 4 Bioprocessing aims to develop international standards and guidelines to give confidence to suppliers when developing or operating … more

Analytical Methods
Last Updated Date: 07/12/2015

The ISO/TC 276/WG 3 Analytical methods aims to develop standards for accurate, reproducible and robust measurement and analysis in support of … more

Fluorescence Microscopy Benchmarking Overview
Last Updated Date: 06/26/2015

Originally used to prove the existence of biological cells, the microscope has long been recognized for its important role in biological research. … more

Nanobiotechnology
Last Updated Date: 06/17/2015

We are developing methods and technology to detect, characterize, and identify biological molecules. Our focus is primarily on addressing next … more

Micro- and Nanoelectromechanical Systems
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) are integrated devices with critical applications in sensing, timing, signal processing, and biomedical … more

Metrology for Advanced Bioelectronics
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2015

This new project's mission is to exploit the unique characteristics of novel electronic devices and new materials to advance healthcare diagnosis, … more

Certification of a Standard Reference Material for BK viral load
Last Updated Date: 05/13/2015

BK virus (BKV), originally described in 1971 [1],  is a 5kb polyomavirus which shares roughly 75% of its DNA sequence with JC virus (JCV).  Nearly … more

erccdashboard
Last Updated Date: 04/07/2015

The erccdashboard is the first software tool of its kind designed to provide a standard turn-key solution for evaluating the technical performance … more

Development of Enhanced mRNA Amplification using Microfluidics
Last Updated Date: 04/01/2015

In conjunction with NCI/NIH, NIST is developing methods to improve mRNA amplification from small biological samples. Typical sample processing … more

ERCC
Last Updated Date: 03/31/2015

Therapies for diseases like cancer are based on information found in a patient's DNA, and their effectiveness relies on the ability to complete an … more

SRM 2374
Last Updated Date: 03/20/2015

When ERCC members developed the RNA spike-in controls, they contributed RNA sequences designed to mimic, but not interfere with, mammalian RNA. … more

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